Black Forest Cake

BLACK FOREST CAKE

Preparation Time : 30 mins
Cooking Time: 35-40 mins
Serves: 10

Ingredients :

NESTLÉ MILKMAID Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 tin (400 g)
NESTLÉ MILKMAID
Maida 175 g (1¾ cup)
Butter 100 g
Cocoa Powder 3-4 heaped tbsps (25g)
Baking Powder 1 tsp
Soda Bicarbonate 1 tsp
Vanilla Essence 1 tsp
Aerated soda 1-1/3 cups (200 ml)
For Icing:
NESTLÉ Premium Milk Chocolate 2 packs (50g)
NESTLÉ Premium
Tinned Cherries 1 small tin, destoned
Cream 400 g
Icing Sugar/Powdered Sugar 2 level tbsps


Method :
  1. Pre heat the oven at 1800 C
  2. Grease an 8” diameter baking tin and dust it with flour
  3. Sieve together maida, cocoa powder, baking powder and soda bicarbonate (sieve 2-3 times for better aeration)
  4. Soften Butter (do not melt). Add NESTLÉ MILKMAID Sweetened Condensed Milk and beat well. Add the vanilla essence
  5. Add maida mixture and aerated soda alternately to the batter till all the maida and soda are used up
  6. Pour the batter into the baking tin (8” diameter) and bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes or till the tooth pick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean
  7. Remove from oven, cool for a while. Loosen sides of cake, using a knife if necessary. Turnout over a wire rack/plate lined with cloth (to absorb moisture) and cool slightly before cutting horizontally into 2
  8. Drain the cherries syrup. Soak both cakes halves with 5-6 tablespoons of cherry syrup
  9. Whip cream and sugar over a bowl of ice and cold water till light and fluffy
  10. Sandwich the two layers of cake with 3-4 tablespoons of whipped cream and half of the chopped cherries
  11. Cover the top and sides with rest of the whipped cream
  12. Sprinkle generously with grated chocolate and top with cherries
  13. Chill and serve